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February 20, 2024 at 7:46 PM

Consequences to Alabama Supreme Court ruling on IVF access

The state's highest court ruled that unborn children are "children."
February 20, 2024 at 7:46 PM
Consequences to Alabama Supreme Court ruling on IVF access
February 20, 2024 at 5:37 PM

Alabama Supreme Court rules frozen embryos are ‘children’

Medical experts warn the ruling could have far reaching consequences for those seeking fertility treatments like IVF.
February 20, 2024 at 5:37 PM
Alabama Supreme Court rules frozen embryos are ‘children’
February 20, 2024 at 5:10 PM

Alabama Supreme Court ruling raises questions about IVF access

Medical and legal experts are speaking out after the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that frozen embryos qualify as people under state law.
February 20, 2024 at 5:10 PM
Alabama Supreme Court ruling raises questions about IVF access
February 20, 2024 at 12:02 PM

Mom's love helps woman wake from coma after 5 years

Jennifer Flewellen was in a life-threatening car accident in 2017.
February 20, 2024 at 12:02 PM
Woman wakes up after nearly 5 years in a coma
February 19, 2024 at 10:18 PM

Mom was inspired to become a nurse after son's heart defect diagnosis

After witnessing the care that her son received for his congenial heart defects, Calley Burnett went through nursing school to become a nurse at the same hospital.
February 19, 2024 at 10:18 PM
Mom was inspired to become a nurse after son's heart defect diagnosis
February 19, 2024 at 4:07 PM

Why children are still playing tackle football, despite brain risks

Research shows it also can cause injuries that damage developing brains.
February 19, 2024 at 4:07 PM
February 17, 2024 at 6:20 PM

Moms showcase relatable versions of home life over aesthetic on social media

The “non-aesthetic moms” hashtag is the latest social media trend where moms showcase more relatable versions of their home life.
February 17, 2024 at 6:20 PM
Moms showcase relatable versions of home life over aesthetic on social media
February 16, 2024 at 5:25 PM

What to know about Jamie Foxx and his 2 kids

Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx is also a father of two.
February 16, 2024 at 5:25 PM
What to know about Jamie Foxx and his 2 kids
February 16, 2024 at 12:47 AM

Proud dad cannot contain his excitement overt daughter’s impressive SAT score

His reaction is absolutely everything.
February 16, 2024 at 12:47 AM
Proud dad cannot contain his excitement overt daughter’s impressive SAT score
February 15, 2024 at 9:10 PM

Dad shares sweet message while styling daughter's hair in viral video

A father's sweet message to his daughter while he helps her style her hair has gone viral.
February 15, 2024 at 9:10 PM
Dad shares sweet message while styling daughter's hair in viral video
February 15, 2024 at 8:49 PM

Dad gives daughter pep talk while styling her hair

Taliah Noir and her dad shared a special moment while he was doing her hair.
February 15, 2024 at 8:49 PM
Dad gives daughter pep talk while styling her hair
February 15, 2024 at 6:15 PM

Why this mom preps dinner for her family at 3 p.m.

Australian mom Aimee Connor said she starts prepping dinner for her family at 3 p.m. to avoid unhealthy snacking and more time for activities later in the day.
February 15, 2024 at 6:15 PM
Why this mom preps dinner for her family at 3 p.m.
February 15, 2024 at 12:10 AM
Adorable dad takes on role of sassy cashier while playing with daughter
February 13, 2024 at 8:39 PM

Pregnant people could develop long COVID, study shows

A study presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s 2024 annual meeting showed that pregnant people had a lower average of long COVID compared to the average adult, Dr. Jen Ashton explains.
February 13, 2024 at 8:39 PM
Pregnant people could develop long COVID, study shows
February 13, 2024 at 5:12 PM

Parents and children staying involved in each other's lives for longer, report says

A new survey explored the growing trend of parents staying intimately involved both emotionally and financially in their adult children's lives.
February 13, 2024 at 5:12 PM
Parents and children staying involved in each other's lives for longer, report says
February 12, 2024 at 10:54 PM

Smoking in cars with kids is banned in 11 states, and West Virginia could be next

West Virginia lawmakers are pushing to make the state the 12th in the nation.
February 12, 2024 at 10:54 PM
February 12, 2024 at 10:14 PM

Schools are trying to get more students therapy. Not all parents are on board

There are thorny legal, ethical, practical challenges getting parents on board.
February 12, 2024 at 10:14 PM
February 12, 2024 at 7:50 PM

Post-Roe v. Wade, more patients rely on early prenatal testing as states toughen abortion laws

Doctors in states with strict abortion restrictions say an increasing number of pregnant women are seeking early prenatal testing
February 12, 2024 at 7:50 PM
More patients rely on early prenatal testing as states toughen abortion laws
February 11, 2024 at 9:50 PM

Baby in Kansas City, Missouri, dies after her mother mistakenly put her in an oven

Police did not offer an explanation about how that mistake was made.
February 11, 2024 at 9:50 PM
February 8, 2024 at 5:29 PM

What to know about Parent PLUS loan forgiveness

ABC News' Alexis Christoforous reports on options to pay Parent PLUS loans and electric vehicle tax breaks in today's "Ask Alexis."
February 8, 2024 at 5:29 PM
What to know about Parent PLUS loan forgiveness
February 7, 2024 at 9:01 PM

New study reveals parents are using retirement funds to help adult children

A growing number of younger adults are finding that they are not financially independent of their parents.
February 7, 2024 at 9:01 PM
New study reveals parents are using retirement funds to help adult children
February 7, 2024 at 4:13 PM

Tips for parents to raise money-smart kids

Financial experts Rachel Simmons, Tiffany Aliche and Alex Carter discuss what parents can do from the start to help kids make smart decisions about money as they grow.
February 7, 2024 at 4:13 PM
Tips for parents to raise money-smart kids
February 5, 2024 at 6:08 PM

Peta Murgatroyd, Maksim Chmerkovskiy are expecting baby No. 3: See video

Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy reveal that they are expecting baby No. 3.
February 5, 2024 at 6:08 PM
Peta Murgatroyd, Maksim Chmerkovskiy are expecting baby No. 3: See video
February 5, 2024 at 5:15 PM

NFL star Shaquil Barrett welcomes baby 9 months after daughter's death

NFL star Shaquil Barrett and his wife Jordanna Barrett have welcomed their fifth child, nine months after the unexpected death of their fourth child, daughter Arrayah.
February 5, 2024 at 5:15 PM
NFL star Shaquil Barrett welcomes baby 9 months after daughter's death
February 5, 2024 at 4:57 PM

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino speaks out after saving son from choking

“Jersey Shore” alum Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and his wife, Lauren Sorrentino, jumped into action when their son started choking while eating.
February 5, 2024 at 4:57 PM
Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino speaks out after saving son from choking
February 5, 2024 at 2:01 PM

'Jersey Shore' star Mike 'The Situation’ Sorrentino shares son’s choking scare

The reality star recalled a scary parenting moment on Instagram, sharing what happened when his 2-year-old son, Romeo Reign, choked on dinner.
February 5, 2024 at 2:01 PM
'Jersey Shore' star Mike 'The Situation’ Sorrentino shares son’s choking scare
February 2, 2024 at 9:32 PM

Man's touching vows to bride's 7-year-old son at wedding go viral

At his wedding, Eldridge Buchanan shared vows not only to his bride but to her son, as well.
February 2, 2024 at 9:32 PM
Man's touching vows to bride's 7-year-old son at wedding go viral
February 2, 2024 at 9:19 PM

Mom shares heartwarming moment Dollar Tree manager helped daughter during meltdown

Dollar Tree manager Fatimah Leftwich had Mary Ann help her ring up her mom's items at the register!
February 2, 2024 at 9:19 PM
Mom shares heartwarming moment Dollar Tree manager helped daughter during meltdown
February 2, 2024 at 7:48 PM

Mom shares heartwarming moment cashier helped daughter during 'meltdown'

Mary Ann Hedderson’s TikTok video of Dollar Tree assistant manager Fatimah Leftwich helping her crying daughter has gone viral.
February 2, 2024 at 7:48 PM
Mom shares heartwarming moment cashier helped daughter during 'meltdown'
February 2, 2024 at 4:26 PM

Little girl adorably tries to convince her dad to make mac-and-cheese for dinner

We should try this the next time we want something.
February 2, 2024 at 4:26 PM
Little girl adorably tries to convince her dad to make mac-and-cheese for dinner
February 1, 2024 at 4:01 PM

Fisher-Price introduces look-alike Stanley tumbler toy for tots

The Stanley cup craze has inspired toy company Fisher-Price to introduce a look-alike coffee mug toy for children.
February 1, 2024 at 4:01 PM
The Stanley cup craze hits the toy aisle
February 1, 2024 at 10:32 AM

House passes bipartisan tax bill that would expand child tax credit

The House passed a bipartisan tax bill that would enhance the popular Child Tax Credit to benefit millions of American families.
February 1, 2024 at 10:32 AM
House passes bipartisan tax bill that would expand child tax credit
January 31, 2024 at 7:28 PM

Serena Williams gets real about postpartum fashion: 'Houston, we got a problem'

Serena Williams gets real about postpartum fashion by trying on a Valentino skirt that's too tight.
January 31, 2024 at 7:28 PM
Serena Williams gets real about postpartum fashion: 'Houston, we got a problem'
January 31, 2024 at 3:22 PM

'Vanderpump Rules' star Lala Kent says she is conceiving her 2nd child on her own via IUI

Lala Kent is already a mom to Ocean, 2, whom she shares with ex Randall Emmett.
January 31, 2024 at 3:22 PM
'Vanderpump Rules' star Lala Kent says she is conceiving her 2nd child via IUI
January 30, 2024 at 3:41 PM

A look at the dangers of social media 'doomscrolling' on young people

"GMA" shares parenting guidance on how to help monitor your teen’s time online to avoid the social media trap.
January 30, 2024 at 3:41 PM
A look at the dangers of social media 'doomscrolling' on young people
January 27, 2024 at 6:28 AM

Dad asks daughter for fit check every morning before work

A little fashion advice goes a long way.
January 27, 2024 at 6:28 AM
Dad asks daughter for fit check every morning before work
1 month ago

Family of formerly conjoined twins say they're 'doing great' 1 year after surgery

The family of formerly conjoined twins AmieLynn and JamieLynn Finley share an update one year after their separation surgery.
1 month ago
Family of formerly conjoined twins say they're 'doing great' 1 year after surgery
1 month ago

Parents give update on formerly conjoined twins 1 year after surgery

The parents of Amielynn and Jamielynn Finley, who were conjoined by their liver and chest, say they are both healthy one year after being separated in an 11-hour surgery at Cook Children’s Hospital.
1 month ago
Parents give update on formerly conjoined twins 1 year after surgery
1 month ago

New study involving pregnancy and COVID

The study shows babies born to mothers who had COVID-19 during pregnancy are three time more likely to have breathing issues after birth.
1 month ago
New study involving pregnancy and COVID
1 month ago

Children's author sets out to connect kids, families to ancestors and heritage through food

"What Did My Ancestors Eat?" by children's author Quinn Miller Murphy seeks to connect kids to their heritage and culture through the food of their ancestors.
1 month ago
Children's book connects kids, families to ancestors and heritage through food
1 month ago

What happened to the RSV shots for babies?

While the virus usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms, up to 80,000 children younger than 5 are hospitalized in the U.S. each year, according to the CDC.
1 month ago
What happened to the RSV shots for babies?
1 month ago

Au pair program changes could leave families priced out of child care

At an average cost of $25,000 a year, au pairs can be more affordable than most full-time nannies or day care, according to CulturalCare.com.
1 month ago
Au pair program changes could leave families priced out of child care
1 month ago

Woman shares how her 'village' supported her after ectopic pregnancy loss

After suffering an ectopic pregnancy loss, Tessa Truman said she received an unexpected outpouring of support from her community.
1 month ago
Woman shares how her 'village' supported her after ectopic pregnancy loss
1 month ago

Woman's doorcam captures 'village' that supported her after pregnancy loss

After Tessa Truman experienced an ectopic pregnancy, she said her "village" came out to support her.
1 month ago
Woman's doorcam captures 'village' that supported her after pregnancy loss
1 month ago

Dad's genius sled hack pulls kids back uphill in minutes

Justin Skiba of Ohio built a contraption with a rotating rope.
1 month ago
Dad's genius sled hack pulls kids back uphill in minutes
1 month ago

New legislation aims to protect child social media influencers

Ohio state Reps. Michele Grim and Lauren McNally discuss the latest legislation aiming to protect child social media influencers from financial exploitation.
1 month ago
New legislation aims to protect child social media influencers
1 month ago

Sofia Richie Grainge expecting 1st child, a daughter, with husband Elliot Grainge

Sofia Richie Grainge is expecting her first child with husband Elliot Grainge. The couple married in a lavish ceremony in the South of France in April 2023.
1 month ago
Sofia Richie Grainge expecting 1st child, a daughter, with husband Elliot Grainge
1 month ago

Fantasia Barrino pens heartfelt note to daughter: 'My Children are the Best Awards'

Fantasia Barrino pens heartfelt note to daughter.
1 month ago
Fantasia Barrino pens heartfelt note to daughter: 'My Children are the Best Awards'
1 month ago

Some Robitussin cold and flu cough syrups recalled due to potential contamination

Some Robitussin products are being voluntarily recalled by Haleon.
1 month ago
Some Robitussin cold and flu cough syrups recalled due to potential contamination
1 month ago

New study on the effect of therapy on kids with anxiety

ABC News’ Dr. Jennifer Ashton explains new research that shows changes in brain activity for children with anxiety after therapy.
1 month ago
New study on the effect of therapy on kids with anxiety